41407 – Program officers unique to government



41407 – Program officers unique to government
Program officers unique to government are primarily concerned with the administration and operation of government institutions, such as Parliament, and activities unique to the operations of government, such as international relations, federal-provincial affairs, elections and tribunals.


Index of titles
Aboriginal land claims liaison officer
Board member - government services
Deputy returning officer
Election commission officer
Elections officer
Extraparliamentary commission officer
Federal and intergovernmental affairs research officer - government services
Federal-provincial relations officer
First secretary - foreign service
Foreign service officer
Government official
Health authority board member
House of Commons committee officer
House of Commons officer
Intelligence analyst - security
Intelligence officer - security
Intelligence operator - Canadian armed forces
Intelligence operator - security
Intergovernmental affairs officer
Labour relations commission officer
Legislative committee officer
Legislative council officer
Native land claims liaison officer
Office of the Speaker of the House of Commons officer
Office of the Speaker officer
Official languages commission officer
Official languages promotion officer
Parole board member
Premier's Office officer (provincial government)
Prime Minister's Office officer (federal government)
Privy Council Office officer
Protocol officer
Protocol officer - government services
Public inquiries officer
Refugee board member
Regional committee officer - government services
Regional council officer
Research officer - federal and intergovernmental affairs
Returning officer
Royal commission officer
Second secretary - foreign service
Select committee officer
Senate committee officer
Standing committee officer
Standing or select committee officer
Task force officer
Territorial council officer
Third secretary - foreign service
Tribunal chairperson
Tribunal member
Tribunal officer
Tribunal officer - government services


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Advise politicians or diplomats on the social, economic and political effects of government decisions on other governments in Canada or abroad
Explain Canadian foreign and domestic policies to governments and nationals of foreign countries, and act on behalf of Canada abroad
Collect, monitor and analyze international pressures, issues and communications and brief on intelligence and security matters
Plan intergovernmental meetings and conferences with officers of other municipal, provincial or federal governments
Coordinate the logistics and administration of elections within constituencies and ensure that electoral and voting procedures are followed
Coordinate administrative support services for legislative committees, royal commissions or tribunals
Participate as a member of a board or tribunal
Plan logistics and oversee diplomatic protocol of official visits to Canada by foreign politicians and dignitaries.


Employment requirements
A bachelor's degree is usually required.
A master's degree may be required.
Several years of experience as a researcher, consultant or program administrator may be required.
Foreign service officers are accepted on the basis of competitive examination.


Additional information

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